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Nathan Bruno and Jason Flatt Act passed by R.I. Senate

PROVIDENCE — The State Senate today passed legislation sponsored by Sen.  James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) that would require all public school districts to …
Opinion
Commentary: Hiking personal income taxes is ill-timed and short-sighted

Several bills have been introduced in the Rhode Island General Assembly to add a new top state personal income tax bracket, thereby threatening to impose a higher tax burden on business, and …

April Country Letter: Ready for hummers

Letter: Small towers, antennas the future of wireless

Letter: Discussion on virus is overlooking the public interest

Letter: Keep selling guns, just don’t sell the bullets

Legal Notices
Little Compton Legal Notices – April 16, 2020

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on April 16, 2020.

Obituaries
Frank G. Miranda, 83, Little Compton Frank G. Miranda, 83, of Little Compton, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020, at Charlton Memorial Hospital.  He was the beloved husband of Linda (Wetherell) Miranda.  He was born in Fall …
Lawre Richmond Goodnow, Little Compton Lawre Richmond Goodnow (1962-2021) lost her battle with pancreatic cancer on March 27, 2021. She passed away peacefully at home in Little Compton surrounded by her family.  She leaves behind …
Joseph S. Rego Jr., 86, Little Compton Joseph S. Rego Jr., 86, of Little Compton, peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, March 28, 2021, with his family by his side. He was the husband of Shirley (Marion) Rego. Mr. Rego was born in …

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